7.2.1 Basic equipment needed for newborn resuscitation
- Two clean linen/cotton cloths: one to dry the newborn and one to wrap him or her afterwards
- Plastic bulb syringe to remove secretions from the mouth and nose, especially when meconium is present
- Ambu-bag and mask to give oxygen directly into the baby’s lungs
- A person trained in neonatal resuscitation (like you)
- Heat source (lamp) to provide warmth, if possible.